News in Review

News in Review, now in its 24th season, is our current-events series non-pareil. Some highlights of this popular series are available in your base subscription to Curio.ca or on DVD, including our Best of News in Review collections: Bullying, Native Studies, Canadian History, Business and Law.

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News in Review - April 2012 Bill C-30 and Internet Privacy

The federal government has tabled a bill that many believe could threaten the civil rights of Canadians and the freedom of the Internet. Bill C-30 would require Internet service providers to gather information on their clients and allow police to access that information without a warrant. In this News in Review story we examine the bill and why so many Canadians want ...
  • 2012
  • 00:13:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2012

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News in Review - May 2012 Budget 2012: The Axe Begins to Fall

In late March, Stephen Harper’s Conservatives tabled a new budget. It outlined plans for more than $5 billion of spending cuts, as well as one for phasing out the penny. In this News in Review story we examine what’s in the budget and look at the reaction from the opposition and other Canadians.
  • 2012
  • 00:16:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2012

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News in Review - May 2012 Burma and the Great Awakening

For 50 years the Southeast Asian country of Burma was ruled by a brutal military dictatorship. But now the generals have loosened their iron grip and democracy is slowly making a comeback. In this News in Review story we look at those democratic reforms and what they mean for the people who live there.
  • 2012
  • 00:16:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2012

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News in Review - February 2012 Canada and the Jobless Crisis

In December, Canada's unemployment rate rose to 7.5 per cent, its highest level since April. Experts said Canada's economy appears to be stalling, and the situation is particularly bleak in the country's two largest provinces, Quebec and Ontario. In this News in Review story, we examine the troubling situation and look at how two Ontario cities are trying to recover.
  • 2012
  • 00:14:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2012

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News in Review - November 2012 Canada's Soccer Fixing Scandal

When the Canadian women’s soccer team played the United States in the semi-final match at the London Olympics, the referee made a series of bizarre calls that many felt cost Canada the match. With the Canadians leading 3-2 in the 80th minute, Canada’s goalkeeper was called for holding the ball for too long, a call that is almost never made ...
  • 2012
  • 00:14:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2012

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  • NIR-12-11 - Canada's Soccer Fixing Scandal

News in Review - December 2012 Canada’s Spy Story

Royal Canadian Navy Sub-Lieutenant Jeffery Paul Delisle has confessed to being a spy for Russia. We show what he did, how he managed to get away with it for so long, and what motivated him to betray his country.
  • 2012
  • 00:14:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2012

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News in Review - September 2012 Cod Moratorium 20 Years Later

July 2012 marked the 20th anniversary of a government-imposed moratorium on Newfoundland’s northern cod fishery. The action, taken by the federal Conservative government of Brian Mulroney, put 40,000 people out of work in Newfoundland and devastated hundreds of communities that depended on fishing as their primary industry.
  • 2012
  • 00:15:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2012

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News in Review - September 2012 Colorado Shooting Rampage

During the midnight premiere of Batman: The Dark Knight Rises at a theatre in Aurora, Colorado, a young man dressed in black body armour, a gas mask, with guns strapped around his lap appeared through the emergency exit. He threw a canister of tear gas into the audience and commenced firing his weapons. Twelve people were killed and another 58 were injured. ...
  • 2012
  • 00:18:17
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/15/2012

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News in Review - October 2012 Crisis in Syria

What started as a few isolated protests suddenly became a nationwide phenomenon and, the more the movement grew, the more violent President Bashar al-Assad’s army became. Within months, the crisis evolved into an all-out civil war. It was the president’s hope that the military might of the Syrian army would stop the uprising in its tracks. Instead it spawned a ...
  • 2012
  • 00:18:19
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 10/15/2012

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News in Review - November 2012 E. Coli Health Hazard

In September 2012, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) issued a notice informing Canadians not to eat beef products produced at XL Foods near Edmonton, Alberta. The CFIA had been made aware that there was a problem when a beef shipment being trucked across the border into the United States was identified as contaminated by the U.S. Food Safety Inspection ...
  • 2012
  • 00:15:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2012

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